The expansion of new FTTB/H networks creates incentives for incumbents to switch-off their copper networks and thus to exploit synergies and efficiencies. However, the switch-off may have implications for competition and consumer interests, so that regulatory...
Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon operate globally and have massively expanded their business. We examine strategic diversification (acquisitions and patents) and also focus on probable future developments in relation to voice assistance as well as virtual...
The migration from a copper access network to an FTTH network over several intermediate technological steps requires higher investment and causes significant stranded investment and delay
Supporting the European Commission in scoping the required budget needed to meet the actions identified under CEF Digital
WIK conducts study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency.
WIK study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency analyzes trends in the telecom sector over the coming 10 years.
The study for Mittelstand-Digital analyses relevant applications, opportunities and obstacles as well as the need for promotion of application of digital platforms in the context of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Presentation of Sonja Thiele at the PDL-Forum on 28 November 2019
No. 456: Parallel glass fibre expansions on the basis of co-laying and co-use as opportunities for the creation of infrastructure competition
WIK Discussion Paper calculates saving potential for infrastructure duplication based on co-laying, co-use and 4-fiber model.
WIK report assesses impacts of different wholesale pricing models on the Australian broadband market
WIK develops a market model to forecast the take-up of NBN services until 2024 under different wholesale pricing scenarios and estimates the GDP effects of these scenarios.